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The Best Boat Rentals in Lake Lanier

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    How To Book on Getmyboat

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    • Browse

      Find the right listing for you and your crew, with options for boat types, group size, captained or self-charter, and lots more.

    • Inquire & Book

      Found one you like? Send a rental inquiry with your preferred trip details, and you’ll receive an offer from your captain to book.

    • Enjoy

      Coordinate a pick-up place and time, meet your boat captain, and get out onto the water!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can you rent a boat at Lake Lanier?

    Yes! Getmyboat enables you to rent a boat at Lake Lanier - no matter your boating needs. Whether you need a boat for just a half-day sunset cruise or a rental for an entire week, you can search and find the perfect boat to rent on Getmyboat. Lake Lanier offers great boating opportunities, so rent a powerboat, houseboat, pontoon, or jet ski with Getmyboat when you visit.

    How much does it cost to rent a boat on Lake Lanier?

    Getmyboat offers boat rentals and charters for a wide range of prices on Lake Lanier. The cost will depend on the type of boat you want to rent and the duration of time. Affordable fishing boats are starting at $75/hour, up to $600/hour for a luxury houseboat. You can often secure a discount on rates by renting for a certain number of hours.

    Do you need a license to rent a boat on Lake Lanier?

    Boat renters must take a DNR-approved boating safety course to operate a boat in Georgia. You also must be at least 25 years of age. If you do not have these and still want to rent a boat on Lake Lanier, book a captained boat charter instead.

    How much is it to rent a party boat?

    A party boat or houseboat to accommodate many passengers can range in price from $200/hour to $600/hour, depending on the type of boat and amenities you want to include in your rental. Getmyboat has party boat options on Lake Lanier.

    Does Lake Lanier have a beach?

    There are many parks with beaches around Lake Lanier. The Lake Lanier Islands, Buford Dam Park, Holly Park, and Mary Alice Park are just some of the parks with beaches and swim areas on Lake Lanier. Many also have campgrounds.

    When is the best time to visit Lake Lanier?

    The summertime is the best time to visit Lake Lanier, as you can jump in the lake to cool off from the hot Georgia heat. It’s warm enough to swim and enjoy, even in April or late October.

    What are the best places to visit on Lake Lanier?

    Some of the best stops on Lake Lanier include the Lake Lanier Islands, Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, the Buford Dam, Don Carter State Park, and Lake Lanier Olympic Park. Check out the many beaches or quiet coves on your boat rental when exploring Lake Lanier. You can access Lake Lanier from Buford, Gainesville, Cumming, and many other towns around the lake.